Author Archives: Chris Burlingame

33 1/3 Odyssey: Spiderland

Being released twenty years ago, Louisville indie rock band Slint’s album Spiderland has been one of the most influential albums of the time since its release. With its angular guitar parts, loud-quiet-loud texture and unusual time signatures, Spiderland has been arguably the most important album of the post-rock era despite never being a top sellingRead more...

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33 1/3 Odyssey: It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

Beat is the father of your rock and roll: talking with critic Christopher R. Weingarten about Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back “All in, we’re gonna win” says Chuck D on his group Public Enemy’s 1988 masterpiece, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, and it’sRead more...

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